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LGBT YouthLine's referral database is for in-person and/or location-based organizations, collectives, and resources for 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Ontario.

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Drop-in/Support Group, Health Services

Community, family, friends, and allies gather to connect with like minded people, expand our network of friends, and reduce isolation. This is an informal discussion and social group.

People can also call the Community Health Centre to find out about other local resources. We have primary care which will support register patients with their health care needs, including needs specific to the 2S-LGBTQQIAP+ community.

Erksine Community Health Centre, 90 Artemesia St. S.
Dundalk, ON N0C 1B0
Grassroots Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Mental Health

Queerios is a drop in program for all youth 12-18 who identify as LGBTQ+, run entirely by LGBTQ+ staff. We focus on social activities, positive mental health, skill-building, and connecting youth to resources. Activities include art, sports, and games, as well as snacks, a full dinner, and dessert.

170 Castlefrank Rd
Ottawa, ON K2L 2K6
Phone: 613-558-7512
Grassroots Community Group, Pride Collective/Organization

Guelph Pride organizes a Pride festival twice a year for the Guelph community. Our aim is to bring together LGBTQIA+ and 2S communities in Guelph and the surround cities. We also work to address issues surrounding the queer community in a safe, educational manner. We're a program of the OOTS (Out On The Shelf) Library

Guelph, ON
Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Religious Group

LGBTQ+ at the J strives to be the heart of Toronto’s LGBTQ+ Jewish community, providing queer Jews opportunities to gather, celebrate and thrive. We aim for the full inclusion and celebration of LGBTQ+ Jews across Jewish communal institutions, in Jewish life, arts and cultural initiatives, and informal and formal education and more.

LGBTQ+ at the J fosters rich and diverse LGBTQ+ Jewish life in Toronto through dynamic programming – focused on social events, advocacy and education. We aspire to be a resource, safer space and home for all LGBTQ+ Jews across the spectrum of identities and affiliations. We intend to offer social and networking events and to provide opportunities for queer Jews to engage with Jewish holidays and traditions. We will partner with Jewish community organizations – including synagogues, schools and summer camps – to make their spaces and services more inclusive for LGBTQ+ Jews.

​Looking to connect more to the community or have questions? Feel free to reach out to Cara Gold,

750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2
Phone: 416-924-6211
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Website/Online Support

2SLGBTQAI + Community and Education Centre. We have youth, adult and caregiver support programming and drop in services.

179 Christina St. N
Sarnia, ON N7T 5B2
Phone: 548-997-5428
Mental Health


Mind Matters is a safe space for youth aged 12-17 experiencing anxiety. In this 8 week group participants will learn about anxiety and how their brain and body works. They will explore the connection between their thoughts, feelings and actions, and develop skills to cope with their anxiety.

170 Castlefrank Rd
Ottawa, ON K2L 4H7
Phone: 613-558-7512
Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Pride Collective/Organization

Grey Bruce Pride works to create a safe community for 2S-LGBTQQIAP+ people and their families, friends and allies through activism, community education and engagement, mentorship, and culture events. We are committed to connecting with local community organizations and partners to create safe progressive spaces for our 2S-LGBTQQIAP+ community. Consciously practicing Queer responsibility and celebrating history, courage and diversity to increase understanding and acceptance of rainbow folxs.

Owen Sound, ON
Grassroots Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group

Queer Youth Kawartha Lakes (QYKL) is a group for queer youth to safely express themselves without judgement, build positive relationships with other queer youth in the City of Kawartha Lakes, and facilitate activities to advocate and spread awareness of queer people and events. Youth ages 12 to 17 are welcome to join QYKL. QYKL runs every Thursday from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Note: QYKL runs during the school year.

107 Lindsay St S
Lindsay, ON K9V 2M5
Phone: 705-324-4493
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Phone/Chat/Text Line, Website/Online Support

We offer peer support, education, and advocacy for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in Halton.

Halton, ON
Drop-in/Support Group

This group provides a safe space for youth aged 12 to 25 to connect with other youth of the LGBT2SQ+ community on a monthly basis. Hosted by our Peer Support Workers assisted by a partner clinician, youth can enjoy games, activities and a place to hang out.

1517 Laurier St.
Rockland, ON K4K 1C8
Phone: 613-577-7219
Drop-in/Support Group

This group provides a safe space for youth aged 12 to 25 to connect with other youth of the LGBT2SQ+ community on a monthly basis. Hosted by our Peer Support Workers assisted by a partner clinician, youth can enjoy games, activities and a place to hang out.

212 Pitt St.
Cornwall, ON K6J 3P6
Phone: 613-577-7216
Grassroots Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Website/Online Support

Rainbow Camp- a (paid) summer camp for 2SLGBTQ+ youth

Rainbow Online Connection (ROC)- Online free programs for youth ages 12-18

Parents ROC- a parent support group

Counselling services- free counselling services (done virtually)

Thessalon, ON
Phone: 888-909-2234
Drop-in/Support Group

For guys 16-24 who identify as two-spirit, intersex, trans, non-binary, gay, bi, queer.
Through discussions of health, arts & culture, and current events, Boyoboy explores the intersections and issues of GBTQ2S youth identity and experiences. Always entertaining and educational, each workshop focuses on a specific topic or theme.

65 Wellesley Street East
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
Phone: 416-924-2100
Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops

Families in TRANSition (FIT) is a 10-week closed group for parents / caregivers of 2-Spirit, trans, non-binary, gender-questioning youth (ages 13-24) who have recently learned of their child’s gender identity.

This group typically runs 4 times a year, for 10 weeks. Please contact for more information about registration and dates.

For now, this service continues to operate virtually. Parents from anywhere in the GTA, throughout Ontario, or across so-called Canada are welcome to join.

Participants will be supported to:
-Gain tools and knowledge to help improve communication and strengthen their relationship with their youth
-Learn about social, legal and physical transition options
-Strengthen skills for managing strong emotions (fear, sadness, worry, etc.)
-Explore societal/cultural/religious beliefs that impact trans youth and their families
-Build skills to support their youth and family when facing discrimination/transphobia/transmisogyny
-Promote youth mental health and resilience

There is also a FIT youth group that is open to youth ages 13-24 whose parents /caregivers have, are, or will be attending the adult group. The youth group focuses on gender exploration, identity, and activism, through an arts-based lens. Contact Char Bondy for more details!

65 Wellesley Street East
Toronto, ON M4Y 1G7
Phone: 416-799-6461
Health Services

Virtual gender affirming care.

This program offers telemedicine-based medical consultations, advice and treatment related to trans care, including general health and wellness services, hormone therapy, and surgery referrals. All services are covered by Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). Referrals to this program are appreciated and accepted, though they are not necessary.

Toronto, ON
Phone: 647-670-0493
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Health Services, Employment Support, Mental Health, Sexual Health

The North Simcoe Youth Wellness Hub offers a wide range of services to youth age 12-25 at the right time and in the right place.
Our services are offered both in-person and virtually, are easy to access, and are offered with little to no wait times as we aim to be as low barrier as possible.
Services include:
2SLGBTQ+ Services (Provided through our partners at the Gilbert Centre)
Mental Health Services
Substance Use Services
Peer Support Services
Primary Care – Physical Health Services
Education Services
Employment Services
Support for youth with special needs
Housing Supports
Variety of workshops and cultural teachings

Additionally serving Tay Township, Tiny Township and Beausoleil Island

287 Bayshore Drive
Midland, ON L4R 0H1
Phone: 705-427-5639
Crisis/Distress, Mental Health, Newcomer/Refugee Support, Phone/Chat/Text Line


ONTX is an anonymous text and online chat line for anyone who is in distress, crisis, or just needs someone to talk to.

Addictions/Harm Reduction, Crisis/Distress, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line, Sexual Health, Website/Online Support

We provide prevention, education and support for 2-Spirit, including First Nations, metis and Inuit people. We base our work on indigenous philosophies of wholistic health and wellness.

145 Front Street East, Suite 105
Toronto, ON M5A 1E3
College/University Campus Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Sexual Health

Brock Pride is the official Brock University club devoted to creating a safe, social environment for students of diverse gender and sexual identities. We offer a welcoming atmosphere which provides an opportunity for students of the pride community (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, queer, questioning or otherwise associated) and their allies to create support networks and gain guidance in maintaining healthy relationships, coming out, and other issues relevant to having a queer identity. We will also pursue the advancement of equality, acceptance and fair treatment of LGBTQ+ issues such as accessibility of same-sex marriage, homophobia on campus and in the community, addressing heterosexism and lack of representation in society, and fair treatment of pride community members.

St. Catherines, ON
Drop-in/Support Group, Health Services, Mental Health

The Trans Health Program supports trans and gender diverse folks ages 17 and up who are residents of Ottawa and the Champlain Region. We work from a gender-affirming and informed consent approach which meets the standards in the Sherbourne Health Guideline for Gender-Affirming Primary Care. The Gender Affirmative services we offer include:

Hormone Starts

Surgery referrals


Gender Journeys (peer support groups)

Please note that with the use of digital tools we are able to serve people with multiple language backgrounds. Please contact us for more details.

420 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P2N6
Phone: 613-233-4443
Grassroots Community Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Mental Health, Shelter/Housing Support


StepStones offers a number of programs for youth aged 6-24, including a summer camp for girls (age 6-14) and a co-ed program for youth between the ages of 15 and 24. StepStones offers skill based programming to children and young adults who come from unstable, low income homes and have been in contact with child protection, and/or legal systems. StepStones is committed to providing programming for youth in care, as well as for those transitioning out of care.

700 Markham St
Toronto, ON M6G 2M3
Phone: 416 893 5196
Crisis/Distress, Mental Health, Phone/Chat/Text Line, Sexual Violence/Abuse (GBV/VAW)

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a not-for-profit organization providing free, confidential, non-judgmental support for all survivors 12+ regardless of gender or identity of recent and/or historic sexual violence in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) since 1978.

400 Elliott Avenue, Unit 1 (Rockcliffe Plaza)
Kingston, ON K7K 6M9
Phone: 613-545-0762
Drop-in/Support Group

A free 8 week virtual group for youth 12 to 15 exploring their gender identity and gender expression. Learn about and discuss topics such as: self-care, self-advocacy, media, dysphoria, body image, coming out, gender affirming care and intersectionality.

Newmarket, ON
Phone: 905-895-2371
College/University Campus Group, Drop-in/Support Group, Grassroots Community Group

Providing a voice and promoting awareness for 2SLGBTQ+ issues at UTSC.
We offer:
- Peer support
- A safe space
- Resources
- Community

1265 Military Trail
Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Drop-in/Support Group, Education/Workshops, Employment Support, Health Services, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Shelter/Housing Support


Haliburton County Youth Wellness Hub – providing an inclusive and welcoming space for all youth aged 12-25 in our community.

The Haliburton County Youth Wellness Hub has been co-created with Haliburton County youth. Many community services have come together with leadership from Point In Time and Haliburton Highlands Health Services to support youth in developing this collaborative, multi-use space.

Services and Supports available at the Youth Hub include:
-mental health & addictions
-peer support
-primary care, sexual health, and trans positive health care
-care coordination
-employment & vocational supports, including The Lift Program (Individual Placement and Support)
-income supports & housing help
-other responsive services as needs arise
Drop-in and other programs build resilience, protective factors and give youth a place to belong and to call their own. These integrated resources provide quick and timely access to a broad range of supports.

12 Dysart Ave
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Phone: 705-457-2727
College/University Campus Group

A queer student-run special status group on campus. We're like a club but with a dry erase wall, a budget line for condoms, and "Trans Babe" buttons. We have a library, free safe-sex supplies, free menstrual products, and more in our office in UC 270.
Our office is open under limited hours with additional safety measures in place. We welcome folks who want a place to sit, study, nap, or chat. Come make some buttons or draw on our dry-erase wall any time the door is open.

9 Queensdale Crescent,
Guelph, ON N1H 6W4
Drop-in/Support Group, Mental Health

YAAHA was created by LGBTQ2S youth for LGBTQ2S youth in Scarborough who identify along gender or sexual diversity spectrums and are seeking an inclusive, affirming drop-in group to connect with others and receive referrals to other supports.

Eligible youth must identify with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer or Questioning, and Two-Spirit, LGBTQ2S+. We provide group activities including group chats and hanging out with like-minded young people for friendship and support. We can also refer youth to counselling services through Youthlink.

636 Kennedy Road
Scarborough, ON M1K 2B3
Crisis/Distress, Education/Workshops, Grassroots Community Group, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Sexual Violence/Abuse (GBV/VAW), Website/Online Support

Group counselling for LGBTQ2S+ youth ages 16-29. Offered virtually over Zoom and facilitated by a Registered Social Worker.
Topics covered are: mental health, addiction, self acceptance, family dynamics, gender based violence, Queer sexual education, familial acceptance and support, community supports, intersectional identities, setting boundaries, healthy relationships, difficulties of living authentically and so much more!

90 Littles Road
Scarborough, ON M1B 5E2
Addictions/Harm Reduction, Sexual Health

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) provides sexual health clinics that offer low-cost birth control options, free condoms/dental dams, and HIV/STI testing, treatment and referrals. We provide a caring, non-judgemental environment to discuss topics including emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and options counselling, and general sexual health information and support.

HPPH Sexual Health Clinics are available in Clinton, Wingham, Stratford, Listowel and St. Marys. Clinics are also provided in some area high schools. Community clinic dates, times and locations can be found at:

For more information about our sexual health clinics and services, or to book an appointment, call or text: 519-635-2504 (Perth), or 519-440-1439 (Huron).

77722B London Road
Clinton, ON N0M1L0
Sexual Health

Umbrella Medical Clinic provides sexual health services and gender affirming care for all ages, all genders, and all orientations. Our vision is to become a strong, caring voice for sexual health services in the Northwestern Ontario region.

350-63 Algoma Street North
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4Z6
Phone: 807 698 7200